tv Special Report With Bret Baier FOX News June 25, 2012 6:00pm-7:00pm EDT
three key provisions were pre-empted by federal law. a critical provision was upheld. >> the day is a day the key component of the effort to protect citizens of arizona, to take up the fight against illegal immigration, in a balanced and constitutional way has unanimously been vindicated by the highest court in the land. >> the law surviving provisions direct police to inquire in someone's status if the officer has reasonable suspicion to believe the person is in the u.s. illegally or for anyone placed under arrest regardless if there are suspicions about the person's legal status. arizona shouldn't expect help from the feds, though, in many of the cases. custom enforcement is rescinding agreement with the state and local law enforcement in arizona with respect to federal immigration law. president obamap and homeland security secretary janet
napolitano issued statements saying they were pleased with the decision. one to make at it state crime not to complete paperwork for or carry alien registration document. another would have criminalized solicitation or performance of any work in arizona by someone not authorized to work in the u.s.. the court blocked provision that would have allowed state law enforcement officers to make some arrests without a warrant. attorney general eric holder said the opinion confirms the government exclusive authority to regulate in the area of immigration. in his opinion, justice scalia said that is what the feds are not doing. he mentioned the president's recent policy directive with deportation against hundreds of thousands of young illegal ill grants and asked -- immigrants and asked is this at the refusal tone force the immigration law? today, governor brewer said she believes the remaining portion of sb-1070 can legally go nefect immediately. acknowledging there are lawsuit against it waiting in
the wings. >> bret: shannon bream live from the supreme court. thank you. latino voters are a key demographic from president obama and governor romney. so as one would expect, each poised with reaction to the immigration ruling. here is chief political correspondent carl cameron. >> reporter: at a new hampshire high school, president obama made no mention of the supreme court ruling. inted, he issued a written statement to point fingers at capitol hill. what the decision made unmistakenly clear is congress must act on the comprehensive immigration reform. patchwork of state laws is not solution to the broken immigration system. it's part of the problem. the court upheld the controversial provision, allowing law enforcement to check immigration status of individuals stopped for another reason if they are suspected of being undocumented. mitt romney was in arizona, issued a paper statement, too. "i believe that each state has the duty and the right to secure our borders and preserve the rule of law; particularly, when the federal government failed to meet its responsibilities.
as candidate obama he promised to present immigration plan during his first year in office. four years late we're still waiting." he used e-verify as means of employment verification. >> you see a model here in arizona. >> arizona's requirement that the records be kept for three years was struck down. the top democrat on capitol hill used romney's own words against him. "the idea that such an unconstitutional law" should serve as a model for national reform is far outside the american main stream. romney never called arizona's law a federal model. he called it a model for other states when the federal government does not act. chairman of the house judiciary committee put it this way. "today's ruling essentially put answer end to immigration enforcement since the states no longer can step in and fill the void created by the obama administration." starting with the president's decision to stop supporting some imlegal immigrants two weeks ago, democrats try to use immigration as web issue against romney. latest gallup poll, hispanic voters say healthcare is the top issue. unemployment is second at 19%. economic growth is third. gap between rich and poor
fourth. migration is fifth. 12%. president has a lead among hispanic voters among other polls but the public favors arizona's law by a two to one margin. romney did tell donors without cameras around he would have preferred if the court gave more latitude rather than less to the state. arguing immigration policy under president obama in his words has become a muddle. >> bret: carl cameron traveling with mitt romney in scottsdale. senior political analyst brit hume has thoughts on the ruling today. good evening. >> good evening, bret. the supreme court immigration ruling today is a paradoxical outcome. portion of the law requiring the immigration check on suspects was upheld. this is part of the law to cause controversy or the talk and the only part of the law that most americans never heard of.
so arizona governor is claiming a victory. but it was a sweeping application of the federal government sole dominion over the immigration policy and enforcement of the law. arizona and other states have take an view they can pass immigration law of their own so long as they were mirror images of federal law. such laws would allow state authorities to enforce federal immigration laws, especially where the feds for whatever reason chose not to. that is now out the window. all that is left is limited authority to ask about the immigration status. if they have no papers, it's also out the window. there is little local authority. the department of homeland security let it be known suspending the program of let the cops help enforce the law. governor brewer needs another word for the outcome, because victory doesn't work. bret? >> bret: that issue, right there, that you just talked about. shannon bream mentioned, the
department of homeland security action revoking the 287 agreement seems like a big deal. >> the feds had relationship where they were deputizing state and local cops to help enforce the immigration law. they are calling that out. arizona is in a weaker position than before despite the limited stop and ask program remains at least constitutionally in effect. whether it's, whether they can do anything with it or whether it will enable them to enforce the law is in doubt. >> bret: more with this on the panel. thank you. the supreme court made some other important decisions today. in a 5-4 ruling the court decided it is unconstitutional to sentence juveniles to life in prison without parole for murder. court says it violates the eighth amendment. the court also weighed in on a montana case often called citizens united 2.0. dealing with campaign finance
and spending by unions and corporations. the high court struck down montana state limits on the corporate campaign spending. religious liberty fight may be over for those hoping to preserve a large white cross atop mount soledad in california. supreme court declined to take up the case and noted it's not a ruling on the merits so the case could return at a later date. the supreme court will decide on the constitutionality of obamacare. the president's healthcare law on thursday morning. as strange as it sounds, some analysts are already saying losing his signature legislative achievement could help president obama come november. chief white house correspondent ed henry explai explains. >> you can decide 3 million young people staying on their parents' healthcare plan is the right thing to do. >> the campaign is the live flee or die state, activists were already at the supreme court in anticipation of
thursday monumental announcement over with whether the healthcare law will live or die. >> the president's inner circle is on edge waiting three more days to find out if the law will be wiped out. senior advis advisor valerie jat laying groundwork for defeat saying the association of black journalists we have done more than the affordable care act. it sucked up so much oxygen in the press. the president spent a large chunk of his presidency pushing the law. several voters said they are leaning toward voting for mitt romney in part because they think the president overreac overreached. >> so your signature piece of legislation is failing? what does it say about the president? >> when you produce 2400-pang bill and you have the speaker of the house nancy pelosi saying we have to pass the bill to read the ball, you don't pass the bill to read
the bill. you read it first. >> if the court strikes down the mandate, the guts and funding mechanism of the law may be gone. even some republican critics admit congress could step in to try to preserve popular provisions like keeping people under 26 on their parent's health plan. >> there will be a bipartisan need for those of us to get together and say what can we cobble together on what we do agree on? >> a loss could hand the president a victory enabling him to campaign against the court. >> i think there is going to be a real uproar against politicized supreme court. here, they are making political decisions. >> an argument that resonates with other independent voters we spoke to. >> nobody wantbes to work together -- nobody wantss to work together. i think the democrats are, have some responsibility for that. the republican party has been more obstructionist. >> reporter: the white house may be rooting for a split
decision on healthcare just like immigration. here is why. the latest fox news poll shows confusion. 38% say they want to see the whole law overturned. 30% say ruling is constitutional. 21% say gut the mandate, throw it out and keep most of the rest of the law. it's muddled enough that the white house may be able to pick and choose which part of the law they want to stand up. now how they pay for that, however, if a mandate is thrown out is another question. bret? >> bret: ed henry traveling with the president in boston tonight. thank you. washington on pins and needles but now we have a date. thursday morning. stocks were down. the dow lost 138. the s&p 500 slipped 21. nasdaq fell 56. still a way for attorney general eric holder to avoid a contempt of congress vote this week. we'll explain. up next, why a peaceful transition of power in egypt has a lot of folks worried. [ male announcer ] we created the luxury crossover and kept turning the page, this is the next chapter for the rx and lexus.
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>> bret: now to international news. syrian forces fired at a second turkish plane. this one was not brought down. meanwhile, fox got a first-hand look at the physical toll that 15 months of civil war had taken on the country. senior foreign affairs correspondent greg palkot is live in damascus with the latest. >> reporter: the second plane was a search and rescue aircraft deployed after the turkish reconnaissance jet shot down by syria on friday. urgent meeting of nato will take up the matter tomorrow. back to homs where the opposition activists say a massacre is in the making. we can report syria is using a lot of fire power against the rebels there. >> you are looking at syria's military pummeling the city of homs. in art tillry day and night. civilians are there, too. "the situation isn't safe,"
the health director says. this policy of overwhelming force has been used before. this is what is left of a stronghold of the free syria army. the armed opposition in syria. then the past winter pounded to submission by the syrian military. now the area is a ghost town. they search for snipers. everything is fine here, this man blurts out. a few blocks away this neighborhood is almost untouched. the exgeneral defends the military's tactics and calls the opposition terrorists with foreign support. "there are militants fighting the government," he says. many criticize the military's heavy handed approach and say the opposition is genuine. "all they want is freedom and justice," this opposition
politician says. maybe for the people of homs, a day without gunfire. report of more defections from the syrian army, one general, other officers 30 soldiers and family members. most of them crossing over the border to turkey sunday night. another significant problem with the regime. >> bret: greg palkot live in damascus early tuesday morning. thank you. egypt has a new president today. the country breathes a collective sigh of relief after the runoff was resolved following the first free and fair elections in the country modern history. u.s. officials are not relieved of yet. correspondent leland vittert looks at the future of the land of pharaohs. >> tonight, muslim brotherhood protesters are in tahrir square behind me to demand they turn over the full authority to president elect mohammed morsi. the army keeping some of its
power is the best chance for the united states and israel to keep egypt a long-time ally from turning in to anything but. >> membership is then outlaw the brotherhood. morsi gave a rambling victory speech last night. promising to be the president of all egyptian and key egypt international agreements. egyptians like billionaire aren't so sure. >> they have never promised anything. >> the brotherhood has sworn ties to u.s. labeled terrorist organization and supports a strict form of islam. many worry that president morsi's election will be the beginning of turning egypt to another iran. iran called the election islamic awakening. today, morsi spokesman denied he did an interview with the iranian news service who quotes morsi promising to renew ties between the two
countries. in the short run it's unlikely that the ruling generals would take order from brotherhood presidents, especially orders that could jeopardize egypt's relationship with the united states. or israel. but in the long run, many fear the brotherhood would rule egypt by one man, one vote, one time. bret? >> bret: leland vittert in cairo. thank you. still ahead, in-depth look at the 2012 electoral map with karl rove and joe trippi. first, congress is voting whether to hold attorney general eric holder in contempt. the latest straight ahead. or take aleve, which can relieve pain all day with just two pills. good eye.
intelligence james clapper announced leak question would be added to counterintelligence polygraphs and the intelligence community requested inspector general to lead task force for any cases the justice department declines. showdown over the bungled gun walking operation fast and furious will come to a head this week for attorney general eric holder. but they are still a way out. >> ahead of a contempt of congress vote thursday in full house against attorney general eric holder, darrell issa said it can be avoided. >> if the president and the attorney general holder would simply start producing the documents they know they could produce to us, that are not by any means going to be covered by executive privilege this could be delayed or eliminating. >> issa is demanding e-mail sent after a justice official wrongly denied whistle blower information. and he employs the speaker to step in before the vote.
>> i am calling john boehner to step forward and have strong leadership i know he will and sit down with the attorney general to resolve the matter. >> ayes have it. >> contempt report is ordered. >> although the contempt vote was along party line, some believe there will be bipartisan support. >> i believe the votes are there. i wouldn't surprised to see one or two democrats who are also frustrated with what the white house is doing. >> really? >> chairman issa told chris wallace he has not found evidence the white house was involved in a fast and furious coverup. even as the white house exerts executive privilege or documents held. they took note of issa's admission. >> bret: thank you. no grapevine tonight to bring you more election analysis. up next, karl rove and joe trippi break down the electoral college map. and where things are shifting
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>> bret: we are going to talk about the magic number this november. 270. as in 270 electoral vote to win the presidency. let's bring back former bush senior advisor karl rove and democratic strategist joe trippi to tell us the latest on the numbers. gentlemen, thank you for being here. before we start, let's look at the map, the latest map, lay it out for you.
this map you can see on the key. red means romney. blue, obama. president obama. pinkish is lean romney. light blue lean obama. this is based on polls over the last 30 days, average of 30-day public polls. these are the latest. the plus or minus is based on romney. plus nine, let's say, it's romney plus nine. minus would be heading to president obama. what has changed since we last met? >> well, only three states have changed. two of them, iowa changed from lean obama to tossup. new hampshire went from strong obama to lean obama. those were both five-point margins on data happening in the last 30 days. one of them, montana went from lean romney to strong romney. but that is really because we haven't had a poll in a long time in montana. it probably shifted to the strong romney category a number of months ago. we just had a recent poll and it was the first in many, many months. interestingly enough, iowa and
new hampshire both moved from where they were to favorable to romney. did so by five points and they're based on polls from the last 30 days. >> bret: karl mentioned it's over the 30-day ample so it's important to point out some of the states may be leaning one way or another but you are basing it on polls that are still in there. >> that is the problem with a 30-day average. some of the states we don't have that many polls for. if you drop one out from a long time ago it looks like something shifted. there are other changing demographics, polls with the hispanics. obama is widening that out. starting to have, you can see a slight shift in nevada and colorado that look like they could be moving more to obam obama's category. again, better for romney that iowa and new hampshire are opening up because of the
problem. >> bret: so you see move in the the hispanic movement; particularly, out west with colorado, arizona, nevada. >> new mexico. the states are starting to look like they are drifting away a little bit -- >> bret: from romney to obama. >> -- because of the big shift that happened after the obama immigration move he made, that caught romney off-guard. i think it's definitely exploded the already big lead that obama had over romney advantage, up in the 60s. >> bret: karl? >> i'm not certain i agree with that. nevada drifted by one point to romney. colorado drifted one point to obama. arizona drifted one point to obama. that's statistical clutter. we don't see evidence, i don't see evidence in the data that the president says statement last friday had any significant impact. it may in the months ahead.
what i think is significant, 11 states change the number in the latest data. eight moved toward romney, three changed their status. only three states got better for obama and none of them changed their status. arizona, colorado, new jersey. eight states moved to romney. we'll see a persistent movement for now toward romney. until something happens dramatically to change it back, that is probably where it's going. >> i think that is right. seeing tiny shifts here. if you look at the states moving to obama -- colorado -- these are states that karl mentioned. the van the hispanic vote. he is right. >> bret: let's spend the last time here talking about money. the spending of money. the obama campaign seems like it is carrying a lot of infrastructure. has a high rate. you say there is strategy now.
>> they reinvented the way we campaign. they did it in 2008. they are trying to do it this time. they are building a huge online network and spending money on the ground. to turn it in an on the ground army for get out of vote. romney campaign is running traditional campaign. direct mail. more of is it the money on television. we are going to see if v they reinvented it again or not? they are betting they can. there is where i lean. i understand what they are trying to do. that's what they are trying. >> bret: karl? >> i think there is a lot of wisconsin come about what joe said about trying to reinvent. look at drivers of the money. may 7, till july 2, the obama campaign will have spent $58 million on television ads.
romney campaign spent $14 million on the television ads. in that period of time, the outside groups supportive of the president's agenda will spend additional $10 million. groups that oppose the president's agenda willpend $52 million on television. the president and his allies outspent romney's allies by a $68 to $66 million margin. that is coming out of obama's campaign account. not much coming out of romney's. in the month of may alone, two-third of president obama cash on hand advantage was wiped out by the excessive spending of the obama campaign. maybe, maybe joe is right. they cria i cre created campaigt right now they are running out of cash. biff july, we may see the republicans with more money in the bank and obama campaign
scraping the bottom of the barrel. president is already reduced to go do event where he raise dollars 500,000 at a whack. that is not good. >> bret: we appreciate the analysis. we'll have you back. we should note that karl rove is cofounder of the super pac crossroads gps. joe trippi, a trailblazer and democratic online fundraising raises money for progressive causes and democratic candidates. the supreme court rules on area's controversial immigration law. the obama administration takes its own action today. the fox all-stars weigh in after this. kept its dna, then reimagined nearly everything in it? ♪ gave it greater horsepower... ♪ ...and a lighter and stronger body... ♪
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highest court in the land. the heart of senate bill 1070, proven to be constitutional. >> bret: that is arizona governor jan brewer and her take about the ruling today, sb-1070 out of the u.s. supreme court. mixed decision. justice kennedy writing for majority. here is what they said. basically upheld as governor brewer mentioned police effort to check immigration status of persons they detain before releasing them. but it did not uphold and rejected making at it state crime to be in the country illegally, making at it crime for illegal immigrants to work or find work in the state and warrantless probable cause arrest for deportable crimes. the president released a statement saying, "i'm pleased that the supreme court struck down key provisions of the arizona immigration law. what the decision makes unmistakenly clear congress must act on immigration
reform. patchwo of state slaw not solution to the broken immigration system. it's part of the problem. at the same time, i remain concern of the practical impact of the remaining provision of the law that requires the local law enforcement officials to check the immigration status of anyone they suspect to be here illegally." bring in the expanded panel. fred barnes of "weekly standard." juan williams, columnist with the hill. marmara liasson, national public radio. syndicated columnist charles krauthammer. charles, thoughts? >> i thought what the headline is and is overlooked the central provision of the law, which is police inquire of the immigration status, that was upheld unanimously. 8-nothing. liberalstants conservatives. no dispute on that. i thought the scalia dissent, if you talk about it from the bench, he mentioned unusually
something that has happened since, the obama ending deportation of young people brought here as children. he said what is happening here is arizona is told you can't legislate anything that helps to enforce the law as written, understood or passed if it contradicts the policy of the administration to not enforce the law or put it his way. to say as the court does that arizona contradicts the federal law enforcing applications that the president declines to enforce, boggles the mind. absolutely right. i'm surprised that justice kennedy and the chief justice roberts joined with the liberals striking down provisions; particularly, if you look at scalia's logic against it. >> bret: it seems the court is ready to challenge to, to get challenged this law, this section 2b, once it's --
>> that is exactly right. kennedy said the state can continue but may not versus the policies that undermine the federal law. it re-established primacy of the federal law in immigration matters. it says go ahead and check papers but they are expecting the lawsuits that are going to happen as american citizen detained by mistake. or due process is violated. this is a work in progress. >> bret: juan? >> the key point here is supremacy of the federal law. to speak to charles' point about the policy has to do with the administration saying we have discretion with regard to prosecution. it's not about the law itself or changes to the law. instead what you have here is a situation where the right who has already stopped someone for a cause.
they have to have cause. they can't just stop you for a reason. they can inquire about your immigration status. by the way, this is a strong win for the obama white house. but i would take my hat off to governor brewer because she went back and changed the law to say you can't just engage in racial profiling. there has to be legitimate reason if you stop the person. at that point in coordination with federal law. it's thoroughly legitimate for law enforcement officer to say fred barnes, do you have -- are you a citizen? >> of course. >> you don't have to have your papers -- >> bret: but fred does, apparently. your thoughts? >> i have a work permit. governor brewer is right. centerpiece is upheld. ask about the immigration status. then mara was saying, look, we'll be watching. you better do it right. the police used it warily.
on the other hand it's a weakness. let me add one more thing. requires someone to have a work permit to have a job, otherwise you're here illegally. if you have a job without a work permit -- i don't know what is wrong with having that. or require them to have documents. both of those were struck down. how do those conflict with federal law? they don't at all. as charles points out they may conflict with obama policy, because obama doesn't like those things. >> speaking of which, obama announced they would cut back on working with arizona, local and state officials in 287g. it was ended for arizona. after the ruling came down.
charles? >> this is astonishing. this appears to be punitive. this makes a case that scalia, thomas make that the administration is not enforcing the law. in as many ways as it can. any claim by the court or justice department of what arizona is doing is undermining the federal law. it's not undermining the federal policy on this administration. of not enforcing the law. it's bizarre to call that appropriation of the federal law bis mistake. it's therefore constitutional. >> bret: this is strange, this move. budget for program has gone up every year. since 2004. it increased under president obama. ice working with local officials, training local police and coming to an end. >> i have no explanation for
it. maybe they're trying to find savings from the federal budget. i generally don't have a -- >> there are clearly intention between the federal government and state government of arizona. >> lawless on the part of the administration. >> just a second gentlemen, and lady, i have to tell you something. arizona has not been cooperating with the federal government with the immigration law. >> i don't know if this is coordinated. we're building a conspiracy theory here. it might be a coincidence, i don't know. >> you think it's coincidence? >> i don't know. do you have evidence to the contrary? no. the point is they haven't been cooperating witcooperating withe government, why should they cooperate with them? >> the problem with the obama administration is they are trying to strengthen and buttress federal law by applying it. that is the only thing they seem to be doing wrong that the white house doesn't like. >> bret: okay. the politics about all of this with the panel coming up next.
>> bret: we told you what the administration said, the white house press release and reaction by the d.h.s. this is what mitt romney said about the supreme court ruling. he was out at arizona in fundraiser, off-camera he said, "i would have preferred the supreme court give more latitude to the states, not less. there are states now under this decision have less authority, less latitude to enforce administration laws and it's become a muddle. but it didn't have to be this way. he went on to say president obama failed to provide leadership on immigration and it represents a broken promise, especially with a democratic house and the democratic senate at the beginning of his term. back with the panel, fred, the politics of this, how it plays
for governor romney and president obama? >> i don't think non-enforcement of immigration law is a good policy for obama to run for re-election on. even a center piece was upheld by the supreme court. quoted by 65%. but not by obama. he is still in a statement today warned how he worried about how it will be applied. i don't think that this ruling today is going to help anymore among hispanics. obviously, president is also doing very well among hispanics. here is what sort of irked me. the president now, to come out and say we have to have comprehensive immigration reform, something he said every year of his presidency he would produce a bill on. now he is calling for it. hypocritical in the extreme. if he believes that, there are three republicans who are the most active in 2007 to pass a comprehensive immigration reform bill. john mccain and jon kyl of arizona, lindsey graham of south carolina. he could call them and say
let's get together. we could compromise on this and we could do it now. has he done that? of course he hasn't done that. back in 2007, he was voting for poison pills that, for the bill, the bill that year that would have made it impossible to pass. >> bret: juan? >> just before we lose track of reality here, is fact is president obama has supported more illegal immigrants than anybody. he has done a tremendous job of enforcing the law. let's not say it's selective. >> bret: actually, under the 287g program, they deported 30 to 40,000 suspected illegal immigrants. the program ended today. >> that is the record. it cost him politically in the hispanic community to have been so aggressive. more aggressive than predecessor in deporting illegal immigrants. >> stay in touch with reality. not someone who is born yesterday but someone who is not a conspiracier this rist cod
born in the united states. it's not selective enforcement. what with have here, you see this from mitt romney talking about we don't want -- we are taking away authority of the state. the president does want immigration reform. president bush wanted immigration reform. same trio you mentioned -- the difference is president bush tried to get it. >> the trio you mentioned worked with president bush. what happened? it was blocked by republicans. >> bret: but mara, to fred's initial point, democratic house, democratic senate. the first year-and-a-half spent on healthcare, not immigration. >> healthcare was the first two-year priority. it's also true as fred points out arizona law is supported by 60% of americans. however, 75% of the hispanics don't like it. the problem with romney is he
used it against rick perry and said he would veto the dream --t the dream act. >> bret: then in the debate in arizona he said he thought the law -- >> the arizona law was a model. said he would never have brought this suit. he talked about self-deportation, and the fact is republicans need to win 40% of the vote to win the state like colorado. and maybe he thinks he has a path to 270 without the states and there might be one, but he in a deep hole with hispanics. everything that has happened in the last couple of weeks helped obama with hispanic voters. >> bret: charles? >> let me say as someone not a day old but is also a native american, native born. i'm not elizabeth warren here. i think ultimately this is going to be a wash. the ruling today will be a wash. i think because it's a mixed one. i don't think it has a political impact. the political impact was obama's unilateral
implementation of the dream act. i think people are overlooking the fact 2 to 1 among non-hispanic americans, they favor the law in arizona. i think standing up on this issue, and requiring that the administration administer the law in carrying it out will carry a lot of white to offset hispanics. ultimately, it's wash. >> bret: gallup has a new poll saying hispanics are very concerned about the economy. more than immigration. up next, predictions for what could be the biggest new thing in washington in quite some time. by making it without 100% real cheddar cheese. but then...it wouldn't be stouffer's mac & cheese. just one of over 70 satisfying recipes for one from stouffer's. but they can also hold you back. unless you ask, "what's next?" introducing the all-new rx f sport.
assure my patients get evthe very best care.ake but look at our health care system. everyone agreed we needed reforms -- but this new health care law -- it just isn't fixing things. president obama promised my patients that they could keep me -- but what if because of this new health care law -- i can't keep them? i've looked at this law. i know the consequences: delayed care and worse yet -- denied care. studies show the president's health care law is projected to add hundreds of billions of dollars to our deficit -- and increase spending by more than a trillion dollars. and the truth is -- we still don't know how much this law will eventually cost. i don't want anything to come between my patients and me -- especially washington bureaucrats. we need real reform that improves care, and the president's health care law just isn't it. it just isn't worth it.
this is where health care decisions should be made. not in washington. syou know, i've helped a lot off people save a lot of money. but today...( sfx: loud noise of large metal object hitting the ground) things have been a little strange. (sfx: sound of piano smashing) roadrunner: meep meep. meep meep? (sfx: loud thud sound) what a strange place. geico®. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. >> bret: back with the panel. thursday is shaping up to a big news day. the healthcare ruling and the contempt of congress vote against attorney general eric holder. your predictions down the row, healthcare ruling and contempt. 10 seconds each, fred? >> oral argument on the arizona case which predictive of exactly the ruling today much the oral argument in the
health case would lead to striking down the mandate ant the rest of the law too which i think will happen. holder will be in contempt. >> juan? >> i think what we have seen here from the court is evidence that either they will uphold the law or just strike down the mandate. the rest of the law will stay in place. i think as far as they go it would have to deal with the individual mandate with regard to holder, it will be the end of a totally hollow political action and they will vote to hold him in contempt. >> bret: that's for man 10, march ranches i think they will will strike downtown mandate and the two preexisting conditions and community rating along with it and i think holder will be in contempt. >> kennedy and roberts went soft on immigration, which either worries you on healthcare or tells you it was compensation as they will strike the law down and holder in contempt. >> bret: see you next time. >> shepard: this is "the fox report." tonight, gas prices down. home sales up. the good news for the american economy. but why did stocks plunge?
plus, show me your papers. the supreme court with a major ruling on immigration. ♪ chanting] >> it sends a message to states like arizona. >> this land is not your land. >> the state of arizona and senate bill 1070 was vindicated. >> the court striking down key components of arizona's law. but it's what the justices kept in that could cause the most controversy. packing drones. >> we can do it with the small one, we can do it with a big one. >> shepard: and if the terrorists try it over u.s. soil, that could be a disaster. tonight, the new hijacking risk in the skies. plus, baby bear, that garage is not a jungle gym. tonight a cub gets caught in